The Syria Effect: Al-Qaeda Fractures – Analysis

The Syria Effect: Al-Qaeda Fractures – Analysis

Eurasia Review

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By Charles Lister*

In late 2010 and into 2011, as the so-called “Arab Spring” swept across North Africa and the Middle East, a consensus emerged in the West that the unprecedented wave of pro-democracy protests spelled the likely end of jihadist movements like al-Qaeda.^1 That was not, however, the view within al-Qaeda....

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